Golfer Kathy Swihart watches her chip shot go down the hole during the Jackson County Womens Golf Association Senior Open at Sharp Park Golf Course on Thursday. Photo by Jeff Steers, JTV Sports.

By Jeff Steers
JTV Sports

(August 12, 2022 2:33 PM) The Jackson County Womens Golf Association may wish to change the name of the Senior Open to the Swihart Open.

Kathy Swihart has won the event every year except one for the past 17 years.

She finished the 36-hole medal tournament at Sharp Park Golf Course with a total of 161, earning another victory on Friday. Swihart finished with rounds of 78 and 83 on Thursday and Friday respectively.

Pam Messerly and Ann Faucher tied for second at 166 and Laura McCully and Deb Falk tied for four at 170.

Sandy Fisher edged out Judy Eddy by one shot in the 70-74 age group. Fisher finished with a 178 and Eddy shot 179 for the two-day tournament. Peggy Parrott finished third with 182.

Janice Haynes picked up a victory in the 75-85 age group by shooting 177, including 85 on Friday. Nancy Showerman was second at 179 and Vickie Milosh was third at 191.

Jackson County Women’s Golf Association

Senior Open at Sharp Park Golf Course

August 12, 2022 (last round)

50-69 years old – Ruby

Kathy Swihart 78 83 161

Pam Messerly 80 86 166

Anne Faucher 82 84 166

Laura McCully 85 85 170

Deb Falk 87 83 170

Barb Smith 88 92 180

Cheri Tarpley 91 89 180

Shelley Christoff 95 93 188

Nancy Rumsey 103 95 198

Lois Khalif 100 110 210

Jeanne Wymer 106 104 210

Beth Elliott 111 105 216

Robin Hodges 111 119 230

Age 70-74 – Sapphires

Sandy Fisherman 90 88 178

Judy Eddy 86 93 179

Peggy Parrot 90 92 182

Cindy Vrancheff 92 98 190

Catherine Gabriel 97 95 192

Karma Sheriff 100 199 200

Fisherman’s Beard 104 99 203

Sandy Straka 100 105 205

Susie Goldsmith 109 108 217

Clara Adams 107 115 222

Worden Beard 128 107 235

75-85 years – Emeralds

Janice Haynes 92 85 177

Nancy Showerer 86 93 179

Vickie Milosh 96 95 191

Sue Wrzesinski 99 95 194

Anne Best 100 102 202

Lynne Purcell 111 106 217

Jane Bristol 111 107 218

Jane Dulworth 115 106 221

Charlotte Eddington 113 112 225

Linda Gonding 111 116 227

Zantop beard 119 119 238

Betty Mroczka 122 126 248